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Police: Two arrested in Chandler homicide

CHANDLER, AZ — Authorities say two people have been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting from last week. Chandler police say 31-year-old Luis Martinez was arrested on April 17, and 23-year-old Ivan Contreras was arrested April 18 for shooting and killing 33-year-old Darrell Rushing on April


PD: Chandler man shot multiple times with rifle, pair arrested for murder

CHANDLER, AZ — Two men were arrested after firing 18 rifle shots, killing a man in Chandler early Wednesday morning. Police say an officer heard gunshots around Chandler Boulevard and Hamilton Street.


Family devastated after Chandler mother killed in I-10 crash

CHANDLER, AZ — Saturday was just like any other for the Sullivans, who were set to go see their middle child Kyle place a baseball game that evening. Stacey Sullivan had been wanting to reupholster patio chairs and had found the fabric she wanted at a store in the West Valley.


Man, 53, dies while in Scottsdale Police custody

Scottsdale Police Department detectives are investigating the circumstances around the morning death of a 53-year-old man. According to a press release, Matthew Chase died during the morning of Thursday, April 17, while in custody at the Scottsdale City Jail. He was taken into custody by Scottsdale


Police: Body found in Tempe Town Lake Friday morning

TEMPE, AZ — Officials are investigating after a body was found Friday morning in Tempe Town Lake. Tempe police say an unidentified man's body was located in the water near the boat rental area.


2018 study on Phoenix police shootings shows what the department needs to improve

PHOENIX — Phoenix police released the findings of a study on the 2018 officer-involved shootings from the department Friday. Police Chief Jeri Williams joined Mayor Kate Gallego and other officials to discuss the findings by the National Police Foundation.


Chandler Museum Brings Storytelling and History to the East Valley City

After almost 30 years of planning and preparation, the city of Chandler constructed a building worthy of housing Chandler’s many diverse stories. Drivers flying down Chandler Village Drive from the Loop 202 may have noticed a new, modern-looking building just north of Chandler Fashion Center Mall. T


Phoenix police arrest man discovered in attic of home

PHOENIX, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A Phoenix man has been arrested after being discovered in the attic of a stranger's home last weekend. According to court paperwork, Phoenix police were called to a home near 71st Avenue and Indian School Road around 11 a.m. last Saturday for a burglary call after the victi


Phoenix PD's 23 fatal officer-involved shootings led nation, report looks at why

PHOENIX — Phoenix police released the findings of a study on the 2018 officer-involved shootings (OIS) from the department Friday. Police Chief Jeri Williams joined Mayor Kate Gallego and other officials to discuss the findings by the National Police Foundation.


3-year-old unresponsive after being pulled from Queen Creek pool

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. — Firefighters said a 3-year-old girl was unresponsive after being pulled from a backyard pool in Queen Creek Friday night. It happened near Crismon and Queen Creek roads.


Two arrested after DEA raid at Tempe pain management clinic

TEMPE, AZ — Authorities say two employees at a pain management clinic were arrested Thursday in a raid involving federal agents. A spokesperson for the Drug Enforcement Agency's Phoenix office said two women were arrested at Ava Pain Management near the Loop 101 and Broadway Road.


Owners of Tempe medical clinic arrested for running pill mill

PHOENIX – The owners of a medical clinic in Tempe were arrested for running a pill mill, authorities said Friday. Dr. Jelina Ip and her mother, Alane Ip, owners of the White Cranes Medical Center, were arrested for abusing prescription privileges after warrants were executed Thursday, according to t


Arizona lawmakers OK ban on cellphone use while driving

PHOENIX — The small list of states that allow either texting while driving or hand-held cellphone use is shrinking after the Arizona House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a cellphone use ban and sent it to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey for his expected signature.


Arizona Judge Orders Lawmaker and Media Out of Courtroom in Case Where Police Kicked Down Door Because Feverish Child was not Taken to Hospital

An Arizona Judge recently ordered state Representative Kelly Townsend and the local media to leave the courtroom during the trial of the Chandler Arizona family who lost all 3 of their children for failing to take one of them to the hospital regarding a fever. Police broke down their door at 1 a.m.


PD: Twins arrested for committing over 70 convenience store thefts in Phoenix and Glendale

PHOENIX — Twin brothers are arrested and accused of committing over 70 convenience store thefts in Glendale and West Phoenix. Phoenix police report that from August of 2018 until April 2019 Jorge Luna and his twin brother Alberto, age 20, were committing Circle K thefts about twice a week.


What is the saddest, angriest city in Arizona? Your tweets may hold the answer

If Arizona cities could boast a collective mood based on their Twitter feeds alone, it seems that Gilbert's would be all smiles and Tucson, not so much. At least according to one company's new study.


Police: Phoenix trespasser found in victim's ceiling

PHOENIX — Homeowners called police after finding a trespasser in their ceiling. Phoenix police responded on April 13 to a home near 75th Avenue and Indian School Road for a trespasser.


Vape shops busted around the Valley for selling to teens

PHOENIX — Selling tobacco to teens has changed; kids are now going after the e-cigarette, and too many businesses are willing to sell to minors. That's where Operation Counter-Strike comes in.


Stalker Who Sent 159,000 Texts To Her Date Says It's 'Ridiculous' She's In Prison

PARADISE VALLEY, AZ — The woman accused of sending a man more than 159,000 text messages after one date has revealed to a reporter that she thinks the fact that she is behind bars is "ridiculous."


Downtown Phoenix housing: 15 lower-rent apartments added to development

The Downtown Phoenix skyline as seen on Sept. 24, 2018. Downtown Phoenix has evolved from nearly a ghost town in the 1990's to the vibrant downtown today. Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of the story incorrectly reported when the project will go back to the Phoenix City Council.